Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 278 312
Rank change year-on-year -29 +34 -87
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 69 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 4.10% 5.03% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 39
South East median daily rate £258 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +36.36% -4.35%
10th Percentile £98 £193 £130
90th Percentile £500 £494 £390
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.81% - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £19.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year +37.66% -26.67% +34.31%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,682 1,671 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.35% 10.27% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 914 931
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% -1.54%
10th Percentile £149 £135 £134
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
England median daily rate £375 £362 £342
% change year-on-year +3.52% +5.92% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 181 228
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.07 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% -2.77% +3.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.23 £35.00 £40.08
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.18 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.98% -1.94% +10.00%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -3 25 £188 -50.00% 24
Surrey -24 21 £188 -45.45% 12
Berkshire -3 18 £223 -36.43% 9
Kent +12 14 £388 -8.82% 7
Oxfordshire +8 6 £188 -58.33% 9
East Sussex +1 4 £250 -12.28% 5
Hampshire -19 4 £228 -49.44% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £138 -63.33% 6
West Sussex -2 1 - - 3
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 37 (53.62%) HTML
2 36 (52.17%) User Experience
3 34 (49.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (43.48%) Adobe
5 27 (39.13%) CSS
5 27 (39.13%) Wireframes
6 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
7 25 (36.23%) HTML5
8 20 (28.99%) InDesign
9 19 (27.54%) jQuery
10 18 (26.09%) Axure RP
11 17 (24.64%) CSS3
12 15 (21.74%) Scrum
13 14 (20.29%) Usability Testing
13 14 (20.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 13 (18.84%) Sass
14 13 (18.84%) Marketing
14 13 (18.84%) Web Development
15 11 (15.94%) Graphic Design
15 11 (15.94%) Social Media
15 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
15 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
16 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.49%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 10 (14.49%) WordPress
16 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
16 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (14.49%) Ajax
17 9 (13.04%) Finance
17 9 (13.04%) Prototyping

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) WordPress
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (49.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 20 (28.99%) InDesign
3 14 (20.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (11.59%) UXPin
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (5.80%) InVision
7 3 (4.35%) Acrobat
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (2.90%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (2.90%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (2.90%) GIMP
9 1 (1.45%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.45%) Blender
9 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.45%) LightWave 3D
9 1 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
1 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Axure RP
2 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.90%) Firebug
4 2 (2.90%) Grunt
4 2 (2.90%) gulp
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) webpack
5 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (18.84%) Marketing
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Publishing
4 5 (7.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Designer
2 21 (30.43%) UX Designer
3 20 (28.99%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (13.04%) Graphic Designer
5 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (10.14%) Digital Designer
7 7 (10.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (10.14%) UX Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Web Designer
8 6 (8.70%) UI/UX Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Web UI Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Web UI/UX Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Digital UX Designer
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Designer
9 4 (5.80%) WordPress Developer
10 3 (4.35%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.90%) Creative Designer
11 2 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) HTML
2 27 (39.13%) CSS
3 25 (36.23%) HTML5
4 19 (27.54%) jQuery
5 17 (24.64%) CSS3
6 13 (18.84%) Sass
7 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.49%) Ajax
9 9 (13.04%) React
10 4 (5.80%) LESS
11 3 (4.35%) .NET
11 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.35%) Flash
11 3 (4.35%) JSON
11 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.35%) XML
12 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.90%) Node.js
12 2 (2.90%) RESTful
12 2 (2.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (52.17%) User Experience
2 11 (15.94%) Graphic Design
2 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.94%) Social Media
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.59%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.35%) Fintech
6 2 (2.90%) Animation
6 2 (2.90%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.45%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.45%) Photography
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 5 (7.25%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Wireframes
2 15 (21.74%) Scrum
3 14 (20.29%) Usability Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Web Development
5 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.49%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 9 (13.04%) Prototyping
7 8 (11.59%) Copywriting
7 8 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (11.59%) Guerrilla Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Infographics
7 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.14%) Analytics
8 7 (10.14%) Information Architecture
8 7 (10.14%) MVC
8 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.70%) Data Analytics
9 6 (8.70%) Psychology
10 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.35%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.14%) PHP
3 4 (5.80%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) PHP 5
5 2 (2.90%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) Lua
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Adobe
2 8 (11.59%) Facebook
2 8 (11.59%) Twitter
3 6 (8.70%) ClickTale
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.90%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.45%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.45%) Zend